Agenda

Housing Scrutiny Commission - Monday, 1 August 2022 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room G.01, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Jerry Connolly, Scrutiny Policy Officer, Email:  Jerry.Connolly@leicester.gov.uk  Jason Tyler, Democratic Support Officer, Email:  jason.tyler@leicester.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

3.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 99 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Housing Scrutiny Commission held on 6 June 2022 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

4.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Members will be asked to note the Terms of Reference for Scrutiny

Commissions as set out in the Council’s Constitution.

 

See Leicester City Council’s Constitution here.

 

https://www.leicester.gov.uk/your-council/how-we-work/our-Constitution

 

5.

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION

Members will be asked to note the membership of the Commission for 2022/23:

 

Councillor Westley (Chair)

Councillor Chamund (Vice-Chair)

Councillor Ali

Councillor Aqbany

Councillor Fonseca

Councillor Gee

Councillor Pantling

Councillor Crewe

 

6.

DATES OF COMMISSION MEETINGS

Members will be asked to note meeting dates of the Commission for 202/23

which are as follows:

 

Mon 6 June 2022

Mon 1 August 2022

Mon 19 September 2022

Mon 7 November 2022

Mon 9 January 2023

Mon 27 February 2023

 

7.

PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any petitions received in accordance with Council procedures.

8.

QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS OR STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any questions, representations or statements of case received in accordance with Council procedures.

9.

RENT ARREARS YEAR END REPORT pdf icon PDF 658 KB

The Director of Housing submits a report, which provides an update on the on the rent arrears progress over the full financial year, from April 2021 to March 2022.

 

 

10.

HOUSING MANIFESTO DELIVERY - UPDATE pdf icon PDF 796 KB

The Director of Housing submits a report, which provides a progress update and sets out progress on delivery of the Labour manifesto commitments made in 2019.

 

11.

UPDATE ON HOUSE BUILDING PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The Director of Housing submits a report, which sets out progress towards meeting the manifesto commitment on units either completed or now in progress to be delivered.

 

12.

REPAIRS, GAS AND VOIDS PERFORMANCE pdf icon PDF 546 KB

The Director of Hosing submits a report, which provides an update on the performance of the Division’s Repairs and Maintenance service including the Voids and Gas functions, over the last financial year, 2021-22.  The report also provides an update on the implementation of service improvements that will drive improved performance into the future.

 

 

13.

DISABLED FACILITIES GRANT / HOUSING ADAPTATION pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The Director of Housing will give a presentation regarding the Disabled Adaptations, HRA & Disabled Facility Grants.

 

The presentation slides are also attached.

 

14.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 139 KB

The Commission’s Work Programme is submitted for information and comment.

 

15.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS